The library has a rich collection of more than 55,000 books and bound journals in print form topacify the needs of the users. Some of them are very costly encyclopedias in the field of health & allied sciences which have been procured for the benefit of the medical fraternity.Keeping in view the richness of its resources, the Times of India described this library as Minefield of Knowledge in its issue of 10.9.2008.
As regarding the shifting paradigm from print to online the students can also download some e-books in the field of health & allied sciences from the links given below :
1) E-books available through Science Direct2) E-books available in public domain 3) E-books available through other links
The library subscribes about 71 International and 30 Indian current Journals in various specialties.It has also maintained its archived collection of old journals (bounded volumes) in printed form at the ground floor of the new building reserved for this purpose.Some of the journals/periodicals are as old as the collection of National Medical Library USA, e.g. few journals are available from 1940 onward.
LIST OF MEDICAL CD's AVAILABLE
Replica/Email alert service : The faculty library porvides a unique e-mail alert service (Current Awarness Service) to its faculty members (selective articles) on their specilities via their emails by a Professional Assistant Mr. Javed Akhtar Khan for the maximum usage of the library resources.The Library also provides access to enormous databases like J-Gate,Science Direct,ERMED, UGC Info-net, Pub Med,Central,Biomedcentral,DOAJ and other open source documents as given below for the benefit of medical fraternity.
However in case of any hindrance/difficulty to access these resources, please contact Mr.Aslam Mehdi, Librarian /Mr. Mujahid Ali Khan/Mr Javed Akhtar Khan Prof. Asstt.
Pubmed (a database of 25 million references/documents) It Comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals/online books.
PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
DOAJ:The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a free online directory of open access journals maintained by Lund University Libraries.
The J-gate Consortium provides current as well as archival access to more than 7500+ core and peer-reviewed journals and 10 bibliographic databases from 26 publishers and exaggerators in different disciplines.
THESIS AND DISSERTATIONS AVAILABLE:
The library has a exclusive collection of about 3000 Thesis & Dissertations of MD / MS / PhD students. besides a comprehensive collection of WHO / UN Publications, NGO reports & various health data reports.